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The Beginning of Self-Command

posted by Guy Finley

It is impossible to lash out at another person without having first hurt yourself. We will never be in command of ourselves until we feel the blow that we would give. Once we begin to feel the blow we would […]

How We Lose Self-Command Around Others

posted by Guy Finley

The only thing that troubles you about other people is what you secretly want from them. How many of you lose command when you’re with other people? Have you ever walked down the street, and somebody that you’ve never even […]

Reliving the Past is Powerless to Change the Present

posted by Guy Finley

Beating ourselves up after making a blunder doesn’t mean that we actually know better than what we just did — nor does this kind of suffering lead to greater command or better decisions the next time around. Self-punishing acts prove […]

The Easily Offended is the Self Most Defended

posted by Guy Finley

Key Lesson: The smaller the self, the bigger the sense of offense it takes whenever anyone steps up to challenge one of its precious self-images. Realize Real Self-Command There is a very surprising reason why we tend to suffer over […]

Previous Posts

Find the Fearless Nature Within
Whoever struggles to protect himself from his perceived fear does not banish his enemy but secretly breeds the dark seeds of its life…

posted 3:00:18am Sep. 12, 2014 | read full post »

(Audio) How to See the End of All of Your Enemies
Guy Finley explains in this brief talk that it is possible for us to find complete freedom from the mechanical, enemy-making nature that presently tricks us into believing that it is necessary to our well-being to have enemies of any kind. [audio mp3="http://www.beliefnet.com/columnists/lettinggo

posted 3:00:05am Sep. 11, 2014 | read full post »

The Way to Change the World
We cannot change the world that we see until something changes in us the way we see it… 

posted 6:04:00pm Sep. 10, 2014 | read full post »

The Creation of Enemies and War
Question: All of the difficulties we have with one another seem to be due to the fact that we’re all trying to protect ourselves. It seems like in the very process of trying to keep ourselves safe, we actually create the enemies out there who are threatening us. Answer: Who is the self in you o

posted 3:00:47am Sep. 09, 2014 | read full post »

Being in the World but Not of It
If we really lived in this world as it is, there would be no war. If I really lived with the person that I was married to, if I really lived with the children that I have… it would be impossible to punish them. It would be impossible to be cruel to them. So we do not live in this world. We live wi

posted 3:00:19am Sep. 08, 2014 | read full post »


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